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The ICA@MECA Presents: Sorry We Missed You

PORTLAND, Maine - The Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA) at Maine College of Art (MECA) is pleased to announce the opening of Sorry We Missed You, an exhibition of works by fifteen 2020 alumni . . .

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2021 Belvedere Fund Awardees Announced

The Belvedere Fund for Professional Development in the field of crafts at Maine College of Art was established in 2008 in memory of Deborah Pulliam of Castine, Maine. Deborah was a lover of history, . . .

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Pre-College Online Podcasting Instructor Highlight

Did you know that Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors in high schools all over the world come to Maine College of Art in the summers for our Pre-College program to learn what it means to be a real . . .

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Maine College of Art Announces Plans for 2021 Commencement

Dear Members of the MECA Community, As we look ahead to the conclusion of the academic year, we are working to finalize plans for a Commencement ceremony that will appropriately honor our . . .

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NPR’s Robert Smith to Teach 12-week Salt Podcasting Course

Robert Smith of NPR’s Planet Money will now be teaching a 12-week course on creating serialized podcasts, through the Salt Institute for Documentary Studies at MECA. The class will run from May . . .

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Pre-College Online Podcasting Instructor Highlight

Pre-College Online Podcasting Instructor Highlight

Did you know that Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors in high schools all over the world come to Maine College of Art in the summers for our Pre-College program to learn what it means to be a real artist in a . . .

2021 Maine Region Scholastic Art Awards

2021 Maine Region Scholastic Art Awards

Maine College of Art is pleased to be hosting both the Scholastic Art Award Competition and the Congressional Art Awards this year. Since 1923, the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards have recognized the . . .

Ashley Cleek Announced as Instructor for ‘Intro to Podcasting’ Intensive in March 2020

Ashley Cleek Announced as Instructor for ‘Intro to Podcasting’ Intensive in March 2020

Maine College of Art's Continuing Studies Program is excited to announce that Ashley Cleek, proud former instructor and graduate of the Salt Institute for Documentary Studies, will be teaching the upcoming . . .

MECA Educates Artists of All Ages

MECA Educates Artists of All Ages

Maine College of Art donor Fred Thompson and his grandson Milan Pejic both took classes through MECA’s Continuing Studies program in the summer of 2018. Milan took a Digital Photography class and Fred took . . .

MECA’s Annual Youth Essay Contest for CS

MECA’s Annual Youth Essay Contest for CS

When MECA's Continuing Studies Department held its inaugural Summer Youth Essay Contest and received over 70 submissions from young artists ranging in age from 8 to 17, we recognized there is a great . . .

FORAGED: Films about Food and You

FORAGED: Films about Food and You

MECA's Continuing Studies Department hosted a series in the spring of 2015 called Foraged:  Films about Food and You.  The series included films such as My Father's Garden, a one-hour documentary about the . . .

MECA and Portland Stage Announce New Partnership

MECA and Portland Stage Announce New Partnership

Portland Stage and Maine College of Art (MECA) have recently announced a new partnership to offer a Theater Arts Track during MECA’s three-week residential Pre-College Program. Running July 12 – August 1, . . .

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